Policy responses for Monaco - HSRM


Policy responses for Monaco

1.2 Physical distancing

As of midnight on 14 March 2020, the Government introduced the closure of places returning from the public and not essential to the life of the country.

On 16 March 2020, the decision was taken to also close schools and nurseries, and teleworking was requested whenever possible.

On 17 March 2020, it was decided to limit travel to essential journeys only, such as essential employment, grocery shopping, family assistance or childcare, health reasons, leaving pets, and exercise.

The following day, March 18, 2020, construction sites were gradually brought to a standstill. Work will only resume if it was justified by respect for social distancing measures and the provision of protective equipment for workers.

On 20 March 2020, playgrounds, public gardens and access to the coast were also closed.

On 22 March 2020, a ban on night-time travel between 10 pm and 5 am was introduced in addition to existing restrictions on daytime travel.

On 27 March 2020, the Government of Monaco decided to extend the measures of containment and restriction of movement until 15 April 2020. Then, on 10 April 2020, a new extension of these measures was announced until 3 May 2020, the date on which the release from confinement would begin.